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RE: Is This a Web Service?

From: Cutler, Roger (RogerCutler) <RogerCutler@ChevronTexaco.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2003 10:38:54 -0500
Message-ID: <7FCB5A9F010AAE419A79A54B44F3718E026EF5A5@bocnte2k3.boc.chevrontexaco.net>
To: "Jim Webber" <jim.webber@arjuna.com>, www-ws-arch@w3.org, www-ws-arch-request@w3.org

I would be a lot happier about requiring SOAP than WSDL because that
would include ebXML, and I would be extremely unhappy if we put that
outside the entire WS fence.  I still think my simple example is a Web
service, but would be willing to join a consensus that it is not.  I
don't think it's a real big deal either way.

-----Original Message-----
From: Jim Webber [mailto:jim.webber@arjuna.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, April 15, 2003 10:24 AM
To: www-ws-arch@w3.org; www-ws-arch-request@w3.org
Subject: RE: Is This a Web Service?


> Do other people think that if it doesn't use WSDL it's not a
> Web service?  I personally don't like this at all.

Nor do I, but then I have the seemingly contrarian view that SOAP is
implicitly involved :-) (and not necessarily anything to do with the

While I can appreciate that this group does not necessarily have to have
a commercially-facing outlook, we are at risk of marginalisation if the
architecture fragments into X different flavours of Web services. 

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